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131 on Herbert baker featured on thesouthafrican.com

Posted on Tue February 17, 2015.

We are proud to be featured in an article on thesouthafrican.com, titled "Here’s to you, Pretoria… not quite the backwards hilltop many make it out to be"

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Cocktail hour at 131 on Herbert Baker

Posted on Fri April 1, 2011.

There is something to be said about sitting at a table that was once fi t for a king. there is something to be said about interacting with strangers the same way you would with your best friends. there is something to be said about experiencing an ambience, a flavour and a view even a president would come back for.

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131 on Herbert Baker

Posted on Fri April 1, 2011.

WHAT’S IT LIKE? 131 on Herbert Baker is an attractive understatement of luxury. Warm greetings at the gate and a smiling concierge at the door were an indication of what was to come, from the time I opened the door to my lavish suite. there was hospitality of note, detailed in the arrangement of champagne, mineral water, fresh buckets of ice, assortment of the fi nest nuts, berries and chocolates - to the beautifully made up bedroom with its rich, luxurious linen. the experience was further enhanced with enjoyable conversations with all the staff, managers and owners over drinks. A romantic dinner with my loved one overlooking the beautiful city lights of Pretoria and a restful sleep on lavender-scented pillows made the whole experience perfect.

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